Job: Full-Time Cook

Title Full-Time Cook
Categories Mt. St. Francis Culinary Services, Sisters of Saint Francis
Salary TBD
Location Sisters of St.Francis, Colorado Springs 80919
Job Information

Position Overview:  The cook performs all cooking responsibilities for residents, Sisters, and the Guest Dining Room so that prepared food can be served in accordance with established schedules, under the direction of the Culinary Services Director.  He/she is responsible for all aspects of hot food preparation as well as baked items for all entities on campus.

Key Duties & Responsibilities: 

People: The Cook will participate as a member of our team, helping to meet all schedules and deadlines, and will communicate effectively with coworkers, supervisors, and internal customers, promoting a positive and successful operation.

Quality: The Cook assures the timely, efficient, and proper preparation of food items, using Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) standards. The Cook completes required documentation, coordinates the timing of food preparation to meet indicated deadlines, documents refrigeration temperatures, assures cleaning tasks are completed daily, and performs all tasks using sanitary equipment to ensure the safety of all food items served.

Operational Excellence: The Cook prepares food according to established menus and standardized recipes in amounts indicated, using HACCP guidelines, and assures items are the correct temperatures before serving. The Cook delivers and retrieves food items from the Sisters’ Dining Room, refrigerates leftover food quickly, labels, covers, and correctly stores all unused food items, follows all quality and safety standards, and fulfills the dietary requisitions for the Nursing Center Nutrition Services Department.  

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Cook in a commercial setting
  • Must be service minded
  • Ability to organize time, priorities and schedules with adherence to deadlines
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to grasp, lift and/or carry up to 50 lbs as needed
  • Has finger/hand dexterity to operate kitchen machinery, knives, etc.
  • Able to withstand changes in temperature, occasional smoke, steam

Schedule:  32- 40 hours per week – Depending on the work load, we will strive for 2 consecutive days off weekly. 

Benefits: We offer competitive wages, excellent insurance plans (medical, dental, short/long term disability and life insurance), Paid Time Off (PTO), Personal Time, Sick Leave, and 401(k) with up to 4% employer match.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted. 

Sisters of St. Francis is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations.  

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